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FCA calls for comment on tech-smart reporting

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 22 Feb 2018

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has called for comment on the use of technology to improve regulation efficiency and help businesses to.... read more

UK’s digital and culture secretary urges businesses and charities to prepare for stronger data protection laws

  • Published: 19 Feb 2018

Fewer than half of UK businesses and charities are aware of data protection laws four months before they come into force, according to research.. read more

Indian tax reform disrupted businesses: IFAC Survey finds

  • Published: 15 Feb 2018

Around 64% of Indians surveyed believe that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout led to a disruption among the businesses community across the.... read more

Finance function in Indian company evolving from cost to management accounting

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 14 Feb 2018

The role of the finance function in Indian company is evolving to include new responsibilities in addition to the traditional limited to the remit.... read more

European Commission prepares legislative proposals for sustainable finance

  • Published: 7 Feb 2018

The European Commission (EC) is preparing a strategy on sustainable finance based on the recommendations of the European Union’s High-Level Expert.... read more

With Carillion’s downfall eyes and fingers turn to KPMG, Deloitte and the UK FRC

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

The UK public services construction company Carillion has collapsed following financial losses where external auditors KPMG and internal auditors.... read more

RSM Tenon fined £1m over Quindell audit work

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 24 Jan 2018

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has fined audit firm Arrandco Audit, formerly RSM Tenon, £1m (USA $1.4m) for audit failures at insurance.... read more

South African regulator extends independent investigation into KPMG

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 15 Jan 2018

The South African regulator, the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA), has extended its investigation into the KPMG audits of Linkway.... read more

PwC hit with two year audit ban after decade long fraud battle with Indian capital markets regulator

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 11 Jan 2018

The Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred all PwC members and entities from issuing audit certificates to any listed company in.... read more

Netherlands’ regulator faces criticism after courts overrule sanctions

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 8 Jan 2018

The Dutch regulator, the Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), must change its oversight of the profession as its investigations are not.... read more

Sri Lankan institute launches revised code of best practice on corporate governance

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 4 Jan 2018

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) has launched a revised code of best practice on corporate governance.. read more

PCAOB announces settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Dec 2017

The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has announced settlements with Grant Thornton and Deloitte Turkey regarding quality control.... read more

UK FRC consults on revised corporate governance code and guidance but warnings remain over significant change

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 6 Dec 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has published for consultation a revised corporate governance code to reflect the changing business.... read more

UK FRC admits it should have acted faster over HBOS audits investigation

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 30 Nov 2017

The Financial Reporting Council has admitted in a letter to the Treasury Committee that it should have acted faster during its early enquiries in.... read more

Brazilian institute calls for comment on revised code of professional ethics

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 29 Nov 2017

The Brazilian Federal Accounting Council (CFC) has released a draft of the code of professional ethics of the accountant (CEPC) which repeals prior.... read more

Webinars introduce database of sustainability reporting requirements

  • Author: Stephanie Wix,Federica Tedeschi
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has held two webinars to engage stakeholders at all levels with the collaborative.... read more

UK FRC opens an investigation into Mitie Group accounts

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced that in conclusion of reviewing the annual report and accounts of Mitie Group it will open.... read more

European Commission launches public consultation on how to encourage sustainable investments

  • Author: Stephanie Wix
  • Published: 21 Nov 2017

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how to better encourage the inclusion of environmental, social and governance (ESG).... read more

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants open

  • Author: Vincent Huck
  • Published: 16 Nov 2017

Registrations for the World Congress of Accountants 2018 (WCOA 2018) have opened. The congress will take place in Sydney, Australia, which last.... read more

UK advisory group calls to increase corporate reporting on social impacts

  • Author: IAB and TA editorial
  • Published: 15 Nov 2017

An independent advisory group set up by the UK government has called for the government and the UK FRC to explore how best to encourage UK.... read more

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